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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2012.224.1
People
Karel de Mallery, Dutch (1571 - 1635)
After Jan van der Straet, Netherlandish (Bruges, Belgium 1523 - 1605 Florence, Italy)
Published by Philips Galle, Netherlandish (Haarlem 1537 - 1612 Antwerp)
Title
Title Plate
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Vermis Sericus: The Introduction of the Silkworm and the Production of Silk in Europe
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1595
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342828
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving on antique laid paper
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
sheet: 26.5 x 32.5 cm (10 7/16 x 12 13/16 in.)
plate: 21.2 x 26.7 cm (8 3/8 x 10 1/2 in.)
image: 18.5 x 26.5 cm (7 5/16 x 10 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, u.l. in graphite,: 260/6 [inscribed within a circle]
  • inscription: on the plate, l.r.,: Phls Galle excud.
  • inscription: on plate, l.c.,: IOANNES STRADANVS inuentor DD.
  • inscription: on plate, on cloth at center,: VERMIS / SERICVS.
  • inscription: on plate in lower margin, in Latin,: Dae CONSTANTIAE ALAMANNIAE Nobiliß[im]ae Florentinae, ex viro suo Ill[ustrissi]mo RAPHAELE MEDICEO Florentino, / Hetruriae pedestris militiae Rectore, liberorum XVI. simul viuorum pudicißimae matri,
Provenance
[Hill-Stone, Inc. Fine Prints & Drawings, New York, NY, 2012], to; Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, 2012.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/vi
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 20 [Stradanus], Part III, 346
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Acquisition Fund for Prints
Accession Year
2012
Object Number
2012.224.1
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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